New York Asian Film Festival 2012 Jun 30 – Jul 12
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Added screening of Dragon on Thursday, July 12 at 9pm!
This year, the New York Asian Film Festival is bringing the crazy back! As ever, our two-fisted lineup is packed with the blockbusters, hit romances and wild comedies (and, yes, even a few art films) that are packing them in across Asia. And we’ll be delivering guests, wild ‘n’ wooly retrospective screenings, and the contemporary flicks that are scooping up awards and setting the box office on fire in Thailand, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, and Taiwan.
Centerpiece presentation! North American Premiere!
The much-anticipated three-part science fiction anthology from Kim Ji-Woon (I Saw The Devil) and Yim Pil-Sung (Hansel & Gretel). Robots! Meteors destroying the Earth! Viral outbreaks!Read more »
We regret that, due to unforeseen circumstances, the screening of Blood Letter on Thursday, July 12 at 9:00pm has been cancelled. It has been replaced with an additional screening of Dragon.
From out of left field comes this Vietnamese martial arts movie full of flying swordsmen, weapon-wielding woman warriors, and the kind of wu xia passion the world has just too little of.Read more »
North American Premiere!
Note: Appearances by director Namewee and producer Fred Chong have been cancelled.
A food movie, directed by a rapper who has been investigated for sedition, that feels like a delirious early Stephen Chow movie. How could we not show it?Read more »
North American Premiere!
Note: Q&A with director Jeff Lau has been cancelled.
Wong Kar-wai’s longtime collaborator, Jeff Lau, delivers an exhilarating comedy about reincarnated superheroes (and failed pop stars) that includes musical numbers, animated sequences, giant battles, and genuine heartbreak.
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10th Anniversary screening! Actor Will Yun Lee in person for panel with creators of video game Sleeping Dogs.
Martin Scorsese remade Infernal Affairs as The Departed, but taken together these two movies are Asia’s richest, most complex crime epic. Note: Infernal Affairs screens at 6:00pm. Infernal Affairs 2 screens at 8:40pm.Read more »
Star Choi Min-Sik in person at June 30 screening!
Time magazine compares this gangster epic favorably to Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas and they’re not wrong. Set in the 80’s, Choi Min-Sik is a corrupt customs inspector making his grab for the bloody, brass ring of gangsterdom.Read more »
In person: star Choi Min-Sik!
Note: Star Yoon Jin-Seo will no longer be in person at this screening.
It won the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes, and Choi Min-Sik is iconic as the hammer-wielding Oh Dae-Su, trying to find who imprisoned him in a hotel room for 15 years.Read more »